Async City of the Big Shoulders on BGA Recruitment

Bit nervous about this.

COTBS is now on BGA and it’s a game I quite fancy taking a spin at. I’m a bit worried about the UI and lack or undo on BGA having an impact on a long game. I believe its a bit like an 18xx and a bit like Arkwright (he says having played neither). It’s up to 4 players. Does anyone fancy it?

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Yeah, I would give this one a shot!

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I recently played it and did really like it. I found it a bit like a worker placement with a stock market, and no trains but companies to invest in. Enjoy!

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I’d be all over this if I didn’t already have too much on my plate. CotBS is on my shelf of opportunity (and me winning it as a BGG contest prize may have been what originally lead me to 18xx).

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I have heard only bad things about CotBS, but I’d be happy to spectate.

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Intresting most of the people I follow seemed pretty enamoured with it. The only disappointment I’ve heard was from 18XX players, who seemed offended by how the game was marketed. Which is reasonable, but it might just be a matter of expectations.

That probably explains the difference. The bad reviews I heard were all from people used to economic games, while people used to euros tend to like it?

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I’ll give it a couple of days to see if anyone else jumps on, then we can give it a shot at 2 players if not

I’ve set it up. Got a couple of players from the BGB Discord to join because 4 is recommended

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